FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE
1 Finnerty St, Fremantle / Walyalup
Housed within an iconic heritage building and beautiful grounds, Fremantle Arts Centre is the City of Fremantle's premier arts service and one of the leading arts organisations nationwide. Visit for free exhibitions, a shop selling the finest WA hand-made wares, an expansive live music program, special events, an idyllic cafe and free wifi. Open 7 days.
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Non-commercial photographs are welcome in FAC’s grounds and inside the building. Please note FAC’s grounds are open to the public daily and are not available for photography bookings.
Dogs are not permitted in FAC’s grounds, guide, hearing and assistance dogs excepted.
Fremantle train station is 1.2km from FAC. You can walk from the station to the Arts Centre in approximately 15 mins. The free Fremantle Red CAT service no longer operates. Refer to the Transperth website for further information.
Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: transperth.wa.gov.au
Perth Festival will be running a free shuttle bus service between Fremantle Train Station and John Curtin College (next door to Fremantle Arts Centre). The bus will be running approximately every 30 minutes, with the first service each day departing from Stand 3 at Fremantle Train Station at 9am on the dot. The buses will also be stopping at Beach St Car Park on route.
SATURDAY 26 9am – 5pm (last John Curtin College pick up 4.45pm)
SUNDAY 27 9am – 8pm Sunday (last John Curtin College pick up 7.45pm)
There is a bike rack at the front entrance on Finnerty Street.
Free 4 hour parking bays are available outside Fremantle Arts Centre on Finnerty Street. There is also limited free street parking available on Ord and Vale Streets.
Paid parking bays are available at the Fremantle Leisure Centre (located opposite Fremantle Arts Centre on Ord Street).
There are two accessible parking bays at the front entrance on Finnerty Street. Additional street parking is available on surrounding streets. Please refer to all street signs for parking limits and restrictions.
The Arts Centre is an old hospital building with generally wide corridors internally. The site is generally level and external paths are wide, with a slab surface.
Areas within the venue:
Access to the Inner Courtyard is via a level slab pathway. The Courtyard is a gently sloping lawn; all patrons will be required to traverse grass to reach the seated area.
Wheelchair spaces are available within the seated area; please note this area is on grass.
The entrance to the ground floor of the Gallery is next to the Inner Courtyard. It is a slab path leading to a door 71cm wide.
An alternative entry to the Gallery is from reception which is down four steps with a handrail on one side.
Male and Female accessible toilets are located in the main toilet block on the east side of the building between the Samson Courtyard and the staff car park.
Pick up and set down parking is available on Finnerty Street near the main entry.
For assistance with planning your visit to Fremantle Arts Centre please call the Centre directly on 9432 9555